GM plans to keep all its Opel/Vauxhall plants open through 2014, GM Europe President Karl-Friedrich Stracke told a German newspaper. Reports that a German factory and a UK plant are scheduled for closure are "false," Stracke said.
A string of setbacks and unfavorable news has led to questions about the readiness of electric cars and raises fresh doubts about a technology that has been around since the late 1890s but is still struggling to win over the public.
Japan's auto industry association has tapped an unlikely -- but increasingly well-suited -- CEO to be its next chairman as the country's beleaguered carmakers battle falling sales at home and the hollowing out of their factories.
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